Book Review for “Gold Digger: The Remarkable Baby Doe Tabor” by Rebecca Rosenberg. The Colorado Gold and Silver Rush of the late 19th century both made and broke many people. Among them was Horace Tabor, whose arduous efforts were eventually rewarded with his several successful silver mines, especially the “Matchless” mine, which was the richest … Continue reading Marriages of the Mines
An Alternative Author Interview: TCL's Countdown Questions. This week I’m featuring author Greer Macallister! Greer Macallister is another author whose career I've been following since I became a fan of her writing with her debut novel, "The Magician's Lie." Her second novel, "Girl in Disguise" ended up getting onto my "best of 2017" list, and … Continue reading TCL’s Countdown Questions #20: Author Greer Macallister
Book Review for “The Art of Regret” by Mary Fleming. Trevor McFarquhar is an American in Paris. No this isn’t a re-imagining of the classic Gershwin musical; rather, it is a study in displacement on the backdrop of tragedy. You see, Trevor has been living in Paris since he was a boy, since not long … Continue reading A Path to Changing Gears.
An Alternative Author Interview: TCL's Countdown Questions. This week I’m featuring author Meg Waite Clayton! When I received approved for the ARC of the novel "The Wednesday Daughters" back in 2013 (when I was just a novice blogger) I didn't know it was a sequel. I don't think that put me at any advantage, and … Continue reading TCL’s Countdown Questions #19: Author Meg Waite Clayton
October 30, 2019 UPDATE: After six months of suffering, Facebook finally took this website out of their "jail" and now I can use the URL to this blog again (at least, for now)! Thanks to everyone for their support and commiserations. Or maybe, Facebook just hates ME! They keep burning my book blog! On Friday … Continue reading Is Facebook a New Version of Fahrenheit 451?
Book Review for “Right After the Weather” by Carol Anshaw. Cate is a theater set designer in Chicago, and in 2016 her career has hit a bumpy road, along with her love life, both of which she’s trying to repair. In the meanwhile, her ex-husband and his dog are camping out in the apartment he … Continue reading Games, Sets, and Mismatched.
An Alternative Author Interview: TCL's Countdown Questions. This week I’m featuring author Nancy Bilyeau Here's another author who caught my attention with her novel, "The Blue." I found that book after reading a few very complimentary reviews, so I grabbed a copy of it back when it was on sale. I'm so glad I did … Continue reading TCL’s Countdown Questions #18: Author Nancy Bilyeau
From “Three Women” Lisa Taddeo to “The Wife, the Maid, and the Mistress” by Ariel Lawhon.